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captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e- mail: comments@captioncolorado.com good morning, everybody. girl found dead in the bathtub of her family's home. we're live with who police are questioning this morning. also, a team usa person is giving his version of what really happened with ryan lot can i. the new -- ryan lochte. the sun's just beginning to peek out on this nice saturday
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beautiful thing. speaking of beautiful, look who's back. toni yates! it's been a long time. >> it has. thank you. good morning, i'm rob nelson. >> i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. >> amy, let's check in with the weather. another warm morning out there. >> a little warm and a little muggy. this, you guys, though, is the better part of the weekend. outside right now. some real beautiful shots from our live camera. temperatures are already in the mid-70s. we'll start off with, you know, some sunshine, and we'll skyrocket the temperatures into the low 80s today from brooklyn into lower manhattan, it's not many worries. 75 degrees in central park. temperatures in the mid-70s for
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day, i wouldn't be surprised for 10 to 12 degrees forecasting a high of 87 in new york city. for inland new jersey, we should be able to push the upper 80s as well. as we go throughout the second half of the weekend, a little more humidity so a very soupy air mass getting set up for us. so by tomorrow, these could be heavy at times. i'll talk about those details. a high today of 87 in new york with mor in the accuweather seven-day forecast. rob? >> all right, amy. thank you very much. an investigation is under way this morning in queens after a 9-year-old little girl was found dead in her bathroom. we have new information on who police are talking to this morning. "eyewitness news" reporter marcus solis joins us live from richland hill with that sad story. good morning, marcus. >> good morning, rob. some family members are gathered.
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get some information. the baby's father is here at the precinct. the girl's father is at the precinct but also the stepmother, his wife, who police have been questioning. we have video from yesterday. this is the girl's father fainting, collapsing in grief after hearing the news. he was at work at the time his daughter's body was discovered. her body was found in a bathtub water in it. a neighbor found the door locked in a shared back room. it was immediately labeled suspicious. meantime, family members are mourning the death of the 9- year-old girl who came from india just a few months ago to live with her father. >> i was shocked, you know?
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was going to happen. i still don't believe this is real. >> reporter: they live with his wife and two young grandchildren. police are questioning the woman and as for now, no charges filed. we're live in richmond hills, marcus solis, "eyewitness news." a family is demanding answers in the death of a worker killed by a man accused of stealing a police officer's gun. this was ten days ago. he worked at another store right across the street. he followed the suspect to the deli to warn the workers there that guzman was causing problems in his store. officers later arrived and tried to escort guzman out when they say he grabbed an officer's gun and fired 15
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how was he able to take a gun away from police? we're supposed to be very secure. >> why was this perpetrator not handcuffed before he was dragged out of the deli by the police officer, whose gun was snatched? >> a second officer shot guzman. he survived and faces charges, including murder. the nypd has not taken any disciplinary action against the officer whose gun he snatched. police in jersey city have murder that took place outside of a church. they say 18-year-old gentleman walk jackson opened fire on august 9th. leander williams was the target of the shooting. two bystanders, young girls were both wounded. police are asking if you know where he is to call police.
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ryan lock can i being rob -- lochte being robbed. another swimmer is telling a much different story. the teammates arrived back home in the u.s. yesterday morning. bentz released his own account saying the four swimmers went to the brazilian gas station where they relieved themselves outside the building. he says lochte pulled down a metal sign for some reason and that is when the confrontation guards began. he said the first security guard held up a badge to me and drew his handgun. then the second guard drew weapon and both yelled at us to sit on a nearby sidewalk. again, i cannot speak to his actions but ryan stood up and began to yell at the guards. ryan and the security guards had a heated verbal exchange but no physical contact was made. bentz went on to say that eventually with the help of another customer who
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swimmers handed over the money before leaving the gas station to hail a different taxi, which took them back to the athlete's village >> i'll say there's still a lot of questions about exactly what happened there. what a mess, though, you know? >> how many versions of that story is out there now? >> an avoidable mess. >> viewly. >> good luck. coming up on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, donald trump is trying to reach out to badly in the polls. coming up, the bold prediction he is making about his ability, though, to still attract black voters. >> meteorologist amy freeze here with the accuweather forecast. what a beautiful sky we're waking up to this morning from brooklyn looking into lower manhattan. pinks, blues, cumulus clouds. 70 degree weather and the weekend before us looks like today is the better half.
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good morning again at 6:10. the zika outbreak in miami is prompting a travel warning from the centers for disease control. new cases that the mosquito- borne virus have popped up in a huge tourist investigation, in addition to downtown miami where some people contracted zika. federal health experts say pregnant women and women looking to get pregnant should not travel to any part of miami- dade county. >> the risk is still low, but the result is catastrophic. so i think you have to put both of those things into the equation. the risk is low but the outcome is so horrific that you really
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contracted in miami were diagnosed yesterday. one of them is a tourist from new york city. rob? a little political news now, and the race for president. today, donald trump will host a rally in fredericksburg, virginia. yesterday, while speaking to a largely white audience, trump courted after condition american voters just outside of lansing, michigan. >> why do you have to lose? you are living in poverty, your no jobs! 58% of your youth is unemployed. what the hell do you have to lose? >> those comments are raising a lot of eyebrows. he tells the crowd that hillary clinton cares more about refugees than african-americans living in poverty. trump toured louisiana along
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hillary's visit to louisiana a distraction and directing her supporters through e-mail to donate to charities helping the area. clinton also learned that a federal judge has ordered her now to answer written questions regarding her use of personal e- mails while secretary of state. the controversy still rages on. the questions are at the request of a conservative government watchdog group called judicial watch. >> all right. straight ahead on "eyewitness news" this saturday mor warning to pregnant women about what not to eat. the foods now linked to adhd in children.
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you. >> it is. it is. >> i went last night to met life stadium for the zach brown concert. love you deejay mike. they were there, country in new york. let me just tell you, it sprinkled for, like, 30 seconds while i was in the subway. i didn't look because i panicked that it was going to rain. even though i'm the meteorologist and knew it wasn't going to rain, i heard people saying look, it's raining. it was, like, ten seconds of rain. but at a concert, you don't want that. remember last time at yankee stadium there was that delay? >> who was performing? >> zach brown band. >> i never heard of them. >> it was a cool concert. met life stadium has the infield protected but there were a lot of concert goers strategically placed around
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in new jersey. >> city field. don't listen to me. i was up late. i know where i was. >> do you get all decked out when you go to the country things? do you wear the boots? >> not this time. i was just in jeans and t- shirt. i'm sorry it was city field, it really was. what'd i say? >> it's early. don't worry about it. if you have outdoor plans today, it's a go. lower manhattan, hot temperatures. temperatures max with muggy conditions, a little higher humidity than yesterday. then tomorrow we have a change coming in. not only will we have showers but the new front will usher in a brand new air mass. you are looking for the heat that's on the way. 75 degrees through central park. pressure is holding steady. out on long island right now, 73 for hampton bay. merrick 71. we're going to start with the
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temperatures up by 10, 12 degrees by the afternoon. we have a good deal of sunshine and a mix of sun and clouds coming and going. the humidity creeps in making the air mass soupy. by the time the front gets here, we have the late thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon and evening. they are possibly heavy at times and also gusty winds with them. a refreshing breeze follows with low humidity on monday and temperatures gusting in the low 80s. heat for a bit. no threat of showers. we roll through the futurecast just fine. the clouds do come and go. the humidity indicated here that it will be around through the afternoon. so we can't go away with calling it not humid? more of a muggy feel. tomorrow spotty shower early and then the front widening out to the west. that scoots through after 5:00. this particular computer model
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close out the weekend. then maybe an early morning shower before it's all out of here. we look forward to beautiful conditions through monday and tuesday and even wednesday. catskills, jersey shore, hamptons all dry today. it's hot at the jersey shore at 87. then the catskills and jersey shore. the hamptons steers clear of it until late monday night or late on sunday night maybe 11:00, 12:00. so you are good there. 87 for the high today. 60s for the surb accuweather seven- day forecast. it looks like things will remain very wet late tomorrow afternoon into the evening hours. so as you are coming back from the catskills, jersey shore, hamptons, poconos, wherever you are this weekend, know that sunday night travel could be affected by the showers and storms coming in. again, drenching downpour can't be ruled out. sometimes that will cause localized flooding. look at that.
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a real refreshing, nice, cool air mass with low humidity that's coming in for the early part of the week. so tomorrow's storms won't just be about the rain, it will be about cool air coming in as well. >> hopefully it lasts for a long time. >> i know you call this washcasting, but i would -- wishcasting, but i think we've been through the worst part. >> i hate when you do think about how you like your chicken. i like mine country fried chicken. that is a zach brown reference. >> i wouldn't have known that. >> chicken fried. [ laughter ] >> i'm lost. [ laughter ] [ all talking at once ] >> i'll google zach brown. >> it's community calendar. you have no idea what the band is, do you? >> i've heard of them. what's their most famous song? >> chicken fried. >> i'll google it during the commercial.
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health alert, experts are saying what a pregnant woman eats could affect her baby after birth. pregnant with imwho eat a lot of unhealthy gnat and sugar have children with increased rates of adhd. poor pre-natal nutrition apparently set in motion a gene that can lead to behavioral issues. >> if they eat a lot of chicken fried chicken, it can be just fine comes together full circle? beautiful. when we come back, sports news with laura behnke. also coming up, new gadgets to get your child ready for back to school.
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welcome back, everybody. a big win for the yankees on the west coast as the pinstripes hope to make the postseason as a wild card. the team to looking for a bit of a boost, and they got one. beginning with a solo home run from jacoby ellsbury, just three pitches into the game, the yanks went on to shut out the angels. final score, again, shutout, 7- 0. the mets, not so much. they continue the series in san
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tied in the seventh giants win this one, ouch, 8-1. just for the record, amy did play "chicken fried" for us during the commercial, and we know that. >> we know it. >> we are the world. now for the armed robbery that wasn't olympic soap update. gunnar bentz arrived back home. hours later, ryan lochte apologized but never admitted that he lied. then last night, bentz released a statement saying he doesn't know anything about a bathroom being vandalized but that lochte did rip a sign off the wall, after which four swimmers were approached by armed security guards who drew guns and demanded money for the
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the guards before the group paid the men then left. in actual competition news, the u.s. men's basketball team now beat spain in the semifinals yesterday and will face serbia for the title on sunday. on the track last night, the women's four-way anticipating after they needed to rerun the semifi the jets went under the lights last night in a road clash with washington. on the opening drive, they were marching down the field. not so fast. macoy picked off starters left, the starters threw a pre-bat. that led to this. 22-18, washington winning on a
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but only one would prevail, and it is the rangers who signed top college free agent jimmy veezy. he played with kevin hayes who sent out this welcome tweet "childhood teammates to playing at msg. fans, get used to this saying, hashtag #that was veezey. is catchy. >> thanks, laura. much more ahead on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, including a live look at today's top stories. a 9-year-old girl found dead in her home in queens. police are now questioning the child's stepmother. i'm marcus solis. details are coming up. >> maybe you wake up with a cup of coffee or a little bit of morning news, but this is how the other half wakes up. it's called daybreaker, a morning dance party. we are going to take you there,
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definitely on my to- do hiss. looking into lower manhattan, we can see the empire state building. the sun is up and looks nice out. currently got 75 degrees in the city. if you are headed to the beach, we have a southeast wind today 5 to 10 miles per hour, water temperature up to 79. fios is not cable. we're wired differently, which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios. this is ryan.
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. >> wow! >> nice shot! well done. look at that sunrise over new york city. >> aw. >> we do live in a beautiful city. >> isn't that gorgeous? >> that is nice, nice, nice. perfect summer morning out there on saturday, august 20th. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm toni yates. i'm in for michelle charlesworth. what a way to wake up. >> it makes it easier when it's
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that. that and the coffee. >> coffee came, so we're good to go now. let's check in with amy freeze and look at the forecast. pretty like the quintessential summer day, right? >> yeah. or jogger's day. it's going to be a real decent saturday. i think it is the better day of the weekend. i love this view this morning. just a few clouds and temperatures are pretty easy to take. of the sunshine, the southerly flow, not much to slow us down. we've got the muggy conditions returning again today. it's not too oppressive, but feeling sticky. reading 75 for ridge wood. looking at the numbers, the cooler spots overnight were few and far between. it won't take long to warm things back up but mostly a few clouds were keeping the heat at
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near 90. 84 for belmar. a reminder, south-facing wind today and south facing shores. it's slightly cooler with islip in the low 08s. your planning forecast -- in the low 80s. the planning forecast is going for a high today of 87. i'll have details in the showers we're expecting for the second half of the weekend. just how wet it gets is in the accuweather forecast. i'll see u investigation is under way this morning in queens after a 9-year-old little girl was found dead in her bathroom. we have new information with who police are talking to this morning. "eyewitness news" reporter marcus solis joins us live now from richland hills with more. good morning, marcus. >> reporter: good morning, rob. we're outside of the precinct where family members have been waiting for hours in support of the child's father here at the precinct.
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the child's stepmother, who police are questioning. we'll show you video from yesterday. this is video of the father collapsing in grief after finding out of his daughter's death. he'd been at work in brooklyn at the time the discovery was made and came back to the home. ashley was found in a locked bathroom in a bathtub with no water in the tub. a neighbor trying to use the bathroom found it locked, kicked the door in, and that is when the discovery was made in it suspicious. the medical examiner determined the cause of death. the girl had just moved here a few months ago to live with her father. as we said, family members here is he precinct are trying to find out exactly what is going on. >> i'm watching. i don't see anything, you know? i'm waiting to see what has happened, you know? >> reporter: as of now, no
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the child's stepmother. she's been married to the girl's father for about two years. we're live in richmond hills, marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." a family in newark is looking for answers as a memorial continues to grow for a 24-year-old woman who was hit and killed during a police chase. investigators say newark police were chasing the man when he jumped the curb killing year-old china willis. witnesses say he started to walk away when police caught up to him and arrested him. they found a large amount of drugs in his car. >> i blame the cops for chasing him. whatever he did, it wasn't that serious. >> were the drugs worth taking her life? we will never get her back. >> police haven't said why they were chasing gunther or if it was related to the crime with the car.
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running a red light. one bus t-boned the other nearly flipping it over and almost cutting it in half. 70-year-old joseph barcliff was driving the bus with no passengers on board was killed. a female passenger on the other bus also died and another in critical condition. five others are in serious condition. a retired navy s.e.a.l. the raid that killed osama bin laden will have to pay the government. that is the settlement. the feds say he actually violated nondisclosure agreements and failed to get the book first cleared by the defense department. he now has to hand over all profits and all royalties. president obama will head down to baton rouge next week. the white house says the president is eager to get a firsthand look at the
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to the thousands who have been impacted up to 40,000 homes damaged in that state. the announcement comes after many called on the president to cut his vacation at martha's vineyard short to make the trip to the flood zone. obama will be in baton rouge on tuesday. anheuser-busch is doing its part to help the victims. it is bringing in five truck loads of water for drinking. more than 250,000 cans are expected to be handed out. anheuser-busch has made since superstorm sandy. tide is also pitching in. they are offering to wash clothes and other belongings for free. how great is that? the loads of hope truck pulled into baton rouge yesterday. you see them right there. there is a limit of two loads of laundry per household. the company is also handing out personal and household cleaning
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cleanup. >> that corporate response is fascinating. >> and december spatially needed. a new trend has hit new york city. hundreds set their alarms for a dance party at dawn. >> businesses are realizing this is a way to tap into some younger clientele. so "eyewitness news" reporter lauren glassberg got up real early to check it out. >> reporter: lord and taylor not yet open to shoppers, but these people are headed to the this is called daybreaker, a twice monthly event held at different venues throughout the city. they start at dawn. >> it's a really wonderful way to wake up together with the community dance. >> reporter: greta is one of the founders of daybreaker. the parties launched two years ago, and now they under 15 cities around the world. it's $25 to attend.
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of yoga that's $15. most people come for the dancing. >> it is really meant to pull back all of the bad stuff of the nightlife. all of the mean bouncers, the digital divide and just get back to basics. >> there is no alcohol, no drugs. >> reporter: there is coffee, green juice, and water. >> i love the vibe. i love the fact that there's juice instead of alcohol. >> so many different people different jobs and styles and just enjoy each other to have good, clean fun. >> you get a lot of people who are not morning people. this is like a huge, huge adjustment for them. all of a sudden, they are like, okay, i can get into this. >> reporter: it's almost hard not to. >> i just love everything about it, the vibe, the people. and it's on my birthday. so i'm lucky. >> reporter: most of the parts are held at clubs but many have
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of lord and taylor. a good fit for the department store that would love to tap into the millennials as customers. for those dancing it out, it's good for the mind and the soul. from here, it's off to work. lauren glassberg, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> they got that baby up that early in the morning partying? [ laughter ] >> i like the idea, though. i respect, you know what i mean, i respect that. way to start your day. get up there and then roll to work. >> seems like a great part to be at after you've already been up all night. that's how you end your day. [ laughter ] >> exactly. that's hey new york thing. coming up on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, get ready to catch a wave. coming up, a look at the growing popularity of surf schools here in new york. our own amy freeze was out there in the water. >> speaking of miss amy, she will return with your
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amy stays in great shape because she often has to run from the weather center. >> oh, my gosh. >> back over to the desk. she's moving to get here on time. >> it's about 16.5 feet from that desk to mine. >> you have the wires and everything. >> a little hurdle. i should get an olympic medal for that. is a little tricky tomorrow. looking at the timing of this front, how much of the afternoon do we get it before the rain comes in? also, looking at the rainfall. >> crazy rain or summer rain? >> i think it will be summer rain but the potential for it to be heavy because it's going to be so moist. today is just fine.
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outside now. a beautiful sunrise. it didn't cool off a lot last night. from brooklyn to lower manhattan, plenty of sun shine. anything outdoors today is on. it will be an average august day. the temperatures are soaring into the upper 80s with a little bit of humidity around. we'll go 82% right now for the reading of relative humidity in the park. south wind right now 3 miles per hour, pressure is holding steady. 73 and merrick 71. that's pretty much the numbers we're getting. starting in the 50s in monticello. everybody gets hot this afternoon. it looks like a humid afternoon but not oppressive humidity. i think muggy maybe is the better word to use, even though temperatures get into the upper 80s. thundershowers are coming in late tomorrow. like i said, the question mark is, do they get heavy and gusty and produce problems as we close out the weekend or do
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refreshing breeze behind this front. we know that. it will be low humidity and beautiful temperatures coming in. i mean, low 80s. right now, no storms for today so the current accuweather radar and satellite combination doesn't show much. we know the humidity is increasing so there will be more moisture in the atmosphere. by sunday afternoon, look how cloudy wye start off. some -- cloudy we start off. this front right here is really stretching from syracuse all the way down from williamsport. as ico not only does it already have moisture with it, but it will run into a very moist atmosphere. i think we'll still have enough sunlight and heat to create heavy showers and thunderstorms. this particular computer model gives us just thundershowers coming through not as big of a deal. this is definitely one for us to watch. catskills, jersey shores and hampton. it's hot at the jersey shore.
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at 78. jersey shore 87 late afternoon and early evening. hamptons held off until late, late, late sunday into early monday. if you are doing beaching and boating, 79 degree water temperature. rip current risk is moderate. check in with your lifeguards. today we go to 75, mainly clear skies. tomorrow, temperatures are cut by 56 degrees. today is certainly the better day. know that once this front comes through, though, on sunday, it kind of weather atmosphere around here literally. 79 on monday with breezy sunshine. very comfortable. we take a break from the major a. c. tuesday 80 degrees and 85 on wednesday, sunny and warmer with a slow climb to the humidity. surf's up coming up next for school. >> you've ban talking about it. >> oh, yeah.
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east coast. >> surprisingly a large surf community. before we go to break, let's look at the day's community calendar. ? [music] ? >> reporter: art and beautiful spanish architecture make for beautiful pieces in the bronze. games and races fun for the whole family at the family field day in brooklyn. experience the canal firsthand on a free boat road or paddle or kay jersey. also in jersey, fans of all ages can enjoy one of the summer's most popular events on the beautiful green at the morristown jazz and blues festival. relax and let loose at jazz festival hosted by local icon marjorie elliott in roger moores park. enjoy the sounds of live musicians and comfort of the new york restoration project in brooklyn. for more information about
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fans around the world trying to get their hands on a new line of clothing. fans who waited in line say it was worth th all of my money. i have my grad money. i will get a t-shirt, hat, hoody, whatever. i have been waiting for years, actually. i can wait a night or two. >> all righty. only a few people were allowed into each store at a time. merchandise ranges from $50 hats to $400 military style
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it. after a year long drought, "endless" will be released by apple this weekend. the lp includes 12 songs that run over black and white films. it has lots of music from various artists. facebook shares from the zuckerburg initiative last year. the group just sold those shares this week to the tune of $95 million. the for-profit organization says its goal was to help promote equality for children and the next generation. he has promised to donate $1 billion worth of shares to the group. >> he does a lot of good with the billions he has. >> he really does. >> good to see that.
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to good things, yes. so we need to get to the beach in new york. >> what do you get? >> hot dogs. >> park food. >> yeah. >> you may not think of riding the waves or surf's up. you might think of that as what, california, florida? >> mm-hmm. >> believe it or not, there is a huge legacy of surfing here in new york. a large community, and we have this big opportunity that a lot didn't know about. so i'm excited to bring this story to you because it surprised even me. surf's up right here in new york is known for broadway shows and landmarks, but we also have 100 miles of coastline with plenty of waves to ride. we head out to long island and find a dozen or more surf
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>> it's new york. >> reporter: brody has one of the best big wave surfers in the world showing you how to do it. >> when you witness people that come here saying i have been living in new york city for 30 years and had no idea i could learn how to surf. >> reporter: this is where will first learned before he made a sport of chasing 50 foot swells all around the world. when he's back here at home, he and his brother cliff run the family surf school. >> that's a really gd are not new to our local beaches. in fact, the tradition of teaching surfing goes all the way back to their grandparents. >> surfing has been in generations of my family. so it came easy. my grandparents, my parents. >> my mom taught a lot of surfing to a lot of the girls in >> reporter: on a busy summer day, they have a staff of 90 working all along the 100 miles of coastline. >> i've been surfing for three years. i love it so much.
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they'll teach anyone to get on a board, paddle, paddle, paddle, and catch a wave. >> it's not all about surfing. it's about learning about the ocean. >> you have to know the tide, the wave heights, and you've got to know if it's onshore or offshore. >> reporter: when conditions are right, facing the ocean never seemed so enticing. >> if you have something in your head that says you want to give it a try, hopefully you do. >> reporter: on your first it totally feels like you are flying on the water. >> sharing this soaker surfing goes so much farther than riding the wave. >> reporter: catch my wave? >> very good. >> oh, wow! >> i'm getting better but i'll tell you it was such a thrill and to see the student family and how successful they were surfing and giving back to the new york community that's what's impressive. they have tons of free surf programs for anybody who wants
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like it? >> i loved it and will be back many, many times. >> do you learn the basics? >> i got up on the board, rob. >> i wish i was coordinated enough. >> i would never take on the waves that will's students do. >> 50 foot swells? are you kidding me? >> as high as apartment buildings in new york. >> wow. awesome. awesome. td bank's new intern, bart, is one of those robots from an other bank, we're training him to bank human. why are you winding the clock back? the clock stated 11:35 pm, but they are still working. the clock is fine. our live customer service is available all night, and all day for that matter. he's learning. at td bank we do things differently, like live customer service 24/7. bart: hello? hello!
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well, they say truth is stranger than fiction. this weekend a movie that is said to be true involving the strange story of school buddies turned international gun runners opens in theaters. >> "it's called war dogs" and -- it's called "war dogs" and sandy kenyon has his review. >> reporter: good morning i
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as i did or laugh as loud as i did at this satire that's all the more savage because it's based on a real story. >> we won't let you down. >> reporter: "war dogs" is bound to provoke a sharp reaction and whether or not you find it funny will depend on how you feel about making fun of the war in iraq. >> they call guys like us war dogs. bottom feeders who make money off the war without ever stepping foot on the friends come up with a plan to sell small arms to the u.s. government, which works well until a hitch develops when the guys have to leave their home in miami to smuggle thousands of pistols in to iraq by way of the jordannian desert. >> you seriously want to drive to baghdad? >> david, we're gun runners! go run some guns. >> reporter: mission accomplished. then they get greedy, eyeing a big deal to arm afghan freedom
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orbit of a scary arms dealer played by bradley cooper. >> you are looking at the exclusive agent for the whole thing. >> reporter: cooper found bigger fame in "hangover" comedy. now he's repaying the favor by appearing in a small role for the director. the star makes it memorable. >> mm-hmm. >> reporter: this is where the movie starts to fall apart as their friendship disintegrates along with dave's marriage which is an underdeveloped overall, the movie has the cosmic giggle and really, what more could you ask from a comedy? >> it's as simple as that. >> reporter: the second hour can't match the first, but it's still one of my favorite movies of the season. there can be no snoozing through the dog days of summer after seeing "war dogs." i'm sandy kenyon, "eyewitness news" this morning. >> what do you think? >> i think it looks pretty good. jonah hill is usually pretty
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promos on tv, and i never knew it was a comedy, though. i didn't get it, but now i know. >> sandy kenyon showing us the light. coming up, new information emerges overnight in the death investigation of a little girl in queens. we are live in richmond hills with details on who police are questioning right now. >> plus, police are trying to track down the drive-by shooter who killed a teenager in the bronx. the new video they want to you astoria native, tony bennett, gets immortalized. the birthday present that was
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comments@captioncolorado.com we're learning new information this morning about the investigation into the death of a 9-year-old little girl in queens. hear who police are now questioning. we're live in richmond hill with the latest. >> also, a deadly drive-by shooting in the bronx caught on camera. details on the car the gunman was riding in. >> a u.s. swimmer is unveiling increasingly bizarre ryan lochte story. what he says really happened in rio. good morning, everybody. you are looking live at a beach. >> that's asbury park. >> the shot looks different now. i wasn't sure, built i know asbury park. thanks for joining us august 20th. as soon as the calendar hits august 1st, we start seeing halloween stuff in the stores
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have left this summer, you know? >> i was walking past the store a few days ago. this makes me angry. you know how they show the mannequins in the window? it's all of the fall clothes now. it was last week it was like 800 degrees and i was like, really? you want me to see a turtleneck when it's 800 degrees outside. [ laughter ] good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. what's happening out there? will not be distracted. full speed ahead. there's still summer left. >> exactly. outside right now, there's lots of sunshine. our live cameras are capturing a spectacular view. starting with mid-70s. don't see any problems getting back into the upper 08s this
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we have the temperatures in the 07s in the boroughs but we have humidity that will feel muggy. 61 in monticello. we start off at 59 and climbing. a lot of spots held in the 07s in the 07 70s d -- in the 70s last night. it takes temperatures to the low 08s. it does not over. it's just a temporary change that will bring our numbers down. giving the ac a break and get the temperatures back up. i'll have all of the details coming up in a few minutes. in'll see you then, rob. we are following a tragedy in queens this morning. a little girl found dead in her
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we have details on the person police are speaking to right now. marcus? >> reporter: rob these are relatives of the girl's father here in support of him. here is here but it is his wife, the child's stepmother that police are questioningp this. is video of the father fainting. he collapsed in grief yesterday after learning about his daughter's death. came home to find out the news that ashdeep core was found in a bathroom in a bathtub. there was no water in the tub and the bathroom had been locked. a neighbor who was trying to use the bathroom eventually kicked in the door and made the discovery. police labeling the death suspicious and the medical examiner will determine the cause of death. family members are mourning the death of the 9-year-old who came to live with her father
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>> i was shocked, you know? i was shocked. i never think this was going to happen. i still don't believe that she is no more. >> reporter: so again, police questioning the father's wife, the child's stepmother. they've been married for about two years. they live with her young grandchildren. as of now, no charges have been filed in connection wi case. we're live in richmond hill, marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." police are investigating a drive-by shooting. on wednesday night a lincoln drove by college students and shots were fired into a crowd of people. 17-year-old dante gordon was killed. a 22-year-old man is still in critical condition after being
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city have issued an arrest warrant of a suspect wanted in the murder outside of a church. gentleman walk jackson opened fire on august 9. the victim leander williams was the target of that shooting. meantime, though, two bystanders, young girls ages 12 and 16 were both wounded in the incident. police are asking anyone who uon jackson is. >> the vigil was held last night outside the deli in the bedford park section where wally was shot dead ten days ago. he crossed the cite to another deli where he acrossed the street to warn the other store owner. the suspect grabbed the police
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>> we need answers. how was he able to take the gun away from the police? police are supposed to be very secure. >> why was this perpetrator not handcuffed before he was dragged out of the dellly by the police officer whose gun was snatched? >> one of the other police officers on the scene shot guzman. he survived and is now facing charges including murder. the nypd has not taken any disciplinary action against the officer whose gun was taken. olympics surrounding ryan lochte's story about being robbed. everyone is talking about this. another swimmer who was there is now telling his version about what happened in rio. that version a lot different than lochte's. the teammates arrived back home here in the u.s. yesterday morning. bentz released his own account saying the four swimmers went to the brazilian gas station
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building. lochte for some reason pulled down a metal sign at the gas station. that is where the confrontation took place according to bentz. he says "the first security guard held up a badge to me and drew his handgun. then the second guard drew his weapon and both guards pointed their guns at us and yelled at us to sit at a nearby sidewalk. again, i cannot speak to his actions, but ryan stood up and began to ye ryan and the security guards had a heated exchange and no physical contact was made." bentz went on to say with the help of a translater, the guards went on to demand money for the damage to the gas station before hailing a different taxi, which took them back to the athlete's village. hopefully you followed all of that. the point is, it seems like a
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know what i mean? it seems like it all could have been avoided. still to come on "eyewitness news" this saturday morning, from the classroom to the courtroom, hear how a decision to fire a catholic high school administrator stirred up controversy in new jersey. >> also ahead, a computer glitch is driving thousands of people mad in connecticut. the dmv error -- usually the dmv is such a pleasant place to be. trouble on the road. we'll tell about you that. >> also haimy? >> yeah, maybe some sun glare on the road. that's what you have to worry about. grab your shades. it is a beautiful start with lots of sunshine and clouds out there. we've got numbers in the mid- 70s. it will be a muggy afternoon with upper 80s expected, the same as yesterday. we'll go for a high of 87 tomorrow. a different look. 84 and storms to close out the
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living in poverty! your schools are no good! you have no jobs! 58% of your youth is unemployed! what the hell do you have to lose? [ cheers and applause ] >> those comments raising a lot of eyebrows. trump went on to say the next four years after his first term as president, he would have 95% of african- americans supporting him. recent polls, as we said, show trump has support right now of black voters. meantime, hillary clinton called trump's visit to louisiana a distraction and is directing her followers to an e- mail to donate the flood relief charities helping the area. trump was in baton rouge touring the flood zone. the judge orders her to answer written questions regarding the personal e-mails. the controversy continues.
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request of a conservative government watchdog group called judicial watch. a 39-year-old man has been charged with pushing a penn state professor over a cliff killing him. ronald was found thursday, a week after he went missing. on friday, georgeishler was charged with first and third degree murder. police say ishler lured him to the cliff and eventually him over the 80 foot cliff because he thought there would be potential for financial gain. had he been living with him at the time. the decision to fire a catholic school administrator is now the center of a courtroom drama. katie drumgul says she unexpectedly lost her job at paramus catholic high school. she was fired because of her
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within its first amendment religious rights to fire her. >> there's no denying the fact that miss drumgull has engaged in a lifestyle, in a marriage that is inconsistent with the catholic faith. >> we did nothing but fall in love and exercise our rights. this is still happening in 2016 and really, nobody deserves to be treated this way. >> the judge is expected to more than 8,000 drivers in connecticut driving with expired registrations. the state dmv says all of the registrations were flagged for renewal in february but notices were never printed. the agency recently upgraded its computer system. it has been plagued with problems since. they are now sending out notices for drivers to keep for now in case they are stopped by
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riding. if anyone watches the show regularly, toni, you've been here for it, you are a witness. i've asked rob to bike ride with me. maybe you have a friend like this at home. he says you know what, it's cold, this is in the winter. we'll wait until it gets warm, we'll bike ride together. today i asked, hey, let's go bike riding. he said wait until it gets cooler. >> he's got an answer for everything. >> at least i'm consistent, it's about the we with the bike ride and all of a sudden he's interested. >> that's a great little headen gem in new york, the boat hose place. have you been there? >> i've been there. >> it is a great little spot. >> they have nice little french bread. >> bike and bread, what else do you want? >> you have the butter. >> the bike, the bread, and the butter. >> it is one of those days where you can get out and do anything you want. get out into the park, get out in your neighborhood. nothing to slow you down as far
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the weather is concerned. temperatures will be on the hot side bought will not be overwhelming. the mugginess is not too much. love this shot here. this is the upper west side. now we switch to brooklyn looking into lower manhattan. both views showing the rivers here in the city. what a beautiful start. a little bit of a haze because of the increasing humidity. not really awful, all right? 74 degrees is what we've got right now. central park. pressure is holding steady. out on long island, low 70s across long island. down the jersey shore, 68 for toms river. monticello has climbed from the 50s to 61. it is going to be more humid today than yesterday. we've got a mix of sun and clouds for the skies. tomorrow things really change up with mostly cloudy conditions for the afternoon. as the front comes through there is the potential for
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boomers. we're going to watch for that. a refreshing breeze comes in after the front. lower temperatures, dramatically lower. we begin with satellite and radar. the pictures will show us if there are clouds around and if there's any rain. you can see it's sunshine as we start off. the futurecast will take us through the morning hours and maybe an increase in the cloudy than will keep the humidity level up. -- in the cloudiness that will keep the humidity west associated with this front from canada to williamsport. the computers right now are ripping it apart. not allowing the whole line to stay together. they are also indicating just quick-moving showers. we've got to watch this one closely late on sunday afternoon in the early evening hours. it could create drenching downpours, too much rain too quick. it will have access to a lot of moisture because of the increased humidity and the front itself is pushing more
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the get away, cat stills are 80 degrees. jersey shore today 87. tomorrow, late afternoon, early evening is when we'll look the showers. hamptons you'll get away dry with the low 80s. at the beach or on the boat, waves up to 2 feet with moderate rip current risk. muggy and 87 is the high in new york city. 75 is the overnight low. foam, second half of the rain. that's the front we're talking about. look at the change it brings. monday it's 79 degrees. the accuweather forecast has 80 for tuesday, 85 on wednesday. a slow climb back up with the humidity creeping in very slowly. enjoy the new air mass coming in for monday and tuesday. that should be comfortable. easy to take temperatures slightly below average this time of year. let's not get ahead of ourselves. we're back into the upper 80s for thursday and friday.
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our days off. you said they are going to be pretty days. maybe that's the day. >> maybe to date. >> maybe that's the bike ride. >> get rid of the maybe! it's just so easy to not say maybe. >> come on. >> by better off, you sale see what's better on tv. if it's not too great, we'll roll out. >> thanks, amy. it is a legendary singer tony bennett who was on in san frap. statue of i left my heart in san francisco. hundreds of people lined up to see the 8 foot bronze statue as the mayor declared august 19th tony bennett day. many san francisco officials say it was only right to honor the musician who's always been there for the city. >> tony is an adopted son. >> when we brought back the cable cars, he was here. when we wanted to tell people
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here. >> i'm overwhelmed. it's beautiful. the greatest thing i've ever experienced. >> and he looks great. his voice has not changed a bit. >> so true. the statue is a birthday present for bennett who turned 90 earlier this month. >> i've had three remarkable star sightings in the six years i've lived in new york. one was larry david on the corner where i used to live. >> uh-huh. >> two was literally walking out my front door when i used bennett walked right by. it was like, tony bennett. >> did you say something? >> no i was too nervous. there was no security. he was moseying down the street to someplace. it was like, wow, i live in new york. tony bennett just walked by my building. so happy birthday, sir. what a legend. >> it was three, but we'll find out the other later. >> tiffani-amber thiessen from "saved by the bell," that i
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welcome back, everybody. a big win for the yankees on the west coast as the pinstripes, of course, look to make the postseason and hopefully the wild card. the team took on the angels looking for a bit of a boost. that's exactly what they got. beginning with the solo home run from jacoby ellsbury. just three pitches into the out the angels, 7-0. the mets, a different story out there on the golden coast. they continue their series in san francisco. the game coming down to the wire still tied 1-1 in the seventh. that is until the giants made some big plays, including a two-run homer handing the mets ooh "l." joins win this one easily 8-1. time now for more than of
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everyone. now for the armed robbery that wasn't soap opera update. ryan lochte apologized in a statement but never admitted that he li then last night, bentz released a statement with his own account of what happened early sunday morning at a gas station in rio saying he doesn't know anything about a bathroom being vandalized but that lochte did rip a sign often the wall after four swimmers were confronted by armed security guards who drew their guns and demanded money for the damage. ryan lochte got that a heated argument before they paid the men and left. after beating spain in the semifinals yesterday, the usa will face serbia for the title
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by 1 women's needed to rerun the semifinals to qualify and won it all. the giants are in buffalo today where they return in pre- season action where the jets went off the lights last night with washington for the second exhibition game. on washington's opening drive, the coin company's marching down the field. not so fast. mccoy picked off by darrelle revis. through a bad interception. mccoy to ross with the 39-yard touchdown. washington winning on a late score. many teams wanted him but only one would prevail. it's the rangers who yesterday signed top college free agent jimmy veesy. he played with kevin hayes and hayes sent out this welcome tweet saying "childhood teammates to playing at msg.
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a little tough. happy saturday. thanks for being with us. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm toni yates. always glad to be here with you. >> it's been a while. >> since june. >> really? >> all summer without my t money fix. >> i talked a lot about my social media friends. they don't understand i'm in new jersey and this is another building. it's hard to believe that a lot because we're so scattered out. >> we're all over the place. >> amy freeze was all over the place. she was at a country music concert and what's going on? >> this one is at met life stadium and kenny chesney. tens of thousands are out there tailgating way before. so they are waking up right now getting ready to head over. by 10:00 a.m., they will be in the lots ready to roll.
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for the bright sun. you need to lather up with sunscreen and be ready for a full day of hot stuff. we could go from the mid-70s to the upper 80s, especially for that part of new jersey there. right now, temperatures in the boroughs are in the mid-70s. ridgewood, white stone right now at 75. gray's island, long island 72 for islip. south-facing shores could get a little cool breeze but i temperatures much. inland new jersey pushing it to 80, 90 on the map. the hudson veilly temperatures will be in the mid-80s. hot air in place gets replaced by cool air. that comes in for monday afternoon, tuesday and part of wednesday. what is behind or what is between? that cool air is the second half of the weekend. that's what we'll talk about. when the front arrives, what
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will we be? those answers in just a few minutes. i'll see you then. toni? new information has emerged this morning in the death investigation of a little girl in queens. "eyewitness news" reporter marcus solis joins us live from richmond hills. marcus? >> toni, here at the 102nd precinct, both the child's father and stepmother are here at the precinct. it is the stepmother who is being questioned. father here waiting for some sort of resolution here in support of him as this investigation continues. we can show you video. this was yesterday. this is the child's father collapsing upon hearing the news that his 9-year-old daughter had died. he was at work in brooklyn and returned home to the news. ashdeep core found in a bathtub in a locked bathroom. there was no water in the tub. a bathroom was locked. a neighbor who was trying to
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kicked the door in and made the discovery. police determined that this was suspicious and are waiting for the medical examiner to determine the cause of death. the 9-year-old girl had moved here from india three months ago to live with her father. as we head, his relatives are wondering what is going on? >> i'm watching. that's waiting, you know? i don't see anything, you know? i'm waiting to see what, what, what has happened, you know? >> r the autopsy will play a big role here. the medical examiner to conduct an investigation today. again, no charges filed but police are questioning the child's stepmother at the 102nd precinct. marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> all right, marcus. thank you. happening today, the port authority will be performing a full scale emergency exercise at the port newark elizabeth marine terminal.
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simulated explosions, one on land and one in the water. remembers of the port authority police department, the nypd, fdny, and other agencies will participate in the three-hour exercise. again, all of this is just a drill. all of this is coming amid critiskism of how the port authority handled the big scare. after the incident, the agency released a statement saying it is committed to providing fast and appropriate guidance during the family in newark looking for answers as a memorial continues to grow for a 24-year-old woman who was hit and killed during a police chase. investigators say newark police were chasing a suspect driving a dodge charger when it spun off the road. they say the driver, 45-year- old ken gunther jumped the curb, killing 24-year-old china willis. witnesses say gunther started to walk away, but police caught up with him and arrested him. they also found a large amount of drugs in his car, according
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for chasing him because whatever he did, i'm sure it wasn't necessary. >> were the drugs worth y'all taking her life? we will never get her back. >> police have not said why they were chasing gunther or if it was related to the drugs that they found. also, newark investigators are looking into whether a deadly crash involving two new jersey transit buses caused by one of the buses running a red light. one bus t-boned the other yesterday morning. 70-year-old joseph bartlet who was driving the bus with no passengers on board was killed. a female passenger on the other bus also died. one person is in the hospital in critical condition. five other people are in serious condition. children playing with matches. that is what investigators say caused a fast-moving fire that spread through a row of homes on staten island. authorities say the children's mother was home but not directly supervising the young
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will not thursday's six-alarm fire in st. george damaged seven buildings, two of which ultimately chanced. more than 40 people, about half of them children, were forced out of their homes. a man thought he could avoid police by giving himself a makeover. take a look at this guy. he was a fugitive in massachusetts until yesterday. what you probably don't realize is that he's really that dude, -y police caught up with miller on cape cod where he was disguising himself as an old noon get away from authorities. he's been on the run since april, facing felony drug charges. look, give him credit now. he put effort into that. that took some time. give him on "e" for effort.
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for that one. >> wow, wow, wow. enjoy prison. coming up next on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, hear how virtual reality is being used to convince drivers that texting and driving is extremely dangerous. >> yeah. of course, meteorologist amy freeze returns with your accuweather forecast. if you don't have plans yet, introducing dunkin's new cold brew coffee, steeped slowly in cold water for small batches with an ultra-smooth, full-bodied flavor. discover the craft of cold brew today and keep on.
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well, welcome back. amy freeze here now with the accuweather forecast and it's looking pretty sweet for the weekend. >> an average august day is what today wail be. >> hot, muggy, not oppressive, not extr in new york. >> i'll take it. not bad. >> a little sweat coming your way. tomorrow will be the day for change. i think today is the better day. how's that? >> we'll take it. >> the challenge is the front coming through for tomorrow. that will bring the threat of showers and thunderstorms across the area. we'll go outside through brooklyn and lower manhattan. it's starting to jump here a bit with people getting out on the boats and it's suddenly slow throughout the day today.
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what we had yesterday. by tomorrow early mid-80s and major changes setting up for monday. here we go. look at what's happening across the area. coolest number on the map. we'll go with sussex. monticello did start in the upper 60s. 73 for bridgeport. montauk currently at 71. more humid today than yesterday. a mix of sun and clou skies. thundershowers are possible late tomorrow. possibly heavy rain coming. this is a front to keep your eye on, especially if you have outdoor plans tomorrow. low humidity on monday and temperatures also much cooler. on the mop, we barely have anything to talk aboutp
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swimming out of canada. this lines up here by sunday afternoon. through buffalo, syracuse, williamsport, that is the energy that will be flowing from our direction. we'll get clouds collecting by sunday. by 4 it's coming across the state lines here. through the early evening hours, we're dealing with showers and thunderstorms. right now, the computer models are allowing it to weaken just a bit. on this because the air mass very wet. the disturbing and timing is right with drenching downpours. it is dry tomorrow, a shower or thunderstorm 78. jersey shore 87 both days. storms late afternoon into the early evening tomorrow afternoon and hamptons. you are dry both days, low 80s. you don't get a early monday morning. usually the pre-dawn hours the timing is right. tonight 75 for the city 60 to the suburbs.
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us. and that allows temperatures tomorrow to quickly dump into the mid-08s. then the front will come through -- the mid-80s and then the front comes through as temperatures really recover nicely as far as comfort opinion look at this. 79 on monday. breezy with sunshine. sunny and nice on tuesday. 80 degrees. we're warmer on wednesday but the air is still dry and the slow return to the humidity as well. temperatures push back into the again. so a brief break if you will, coming in on monday and tuesday. that should be rushing. some people would like a break from the heat. not me. i like it. >> yeah. >> i'll take a day or two of the fresh stuff, but i don't want people getting crazy. like you said, the halloween and fall sweaters. don't go nuts. it's 79. >> people rush through everything, you know what i mean some.
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it's 7:50. a new experience putting you from behind the wheel to drive home the point of dexing and driving. >> the simulator shows what happens when you take your eyes and mind off the road even if just for a second or two. "eyewitness news" reporter tim fleischer has more. >> reporter: it just may be the text that kills you. it's that jolt of 3d reality that brings to life the dangers of texting while drivin >> reporter: drivers are being given the chance to experience the texting while driving and its dangerous consequences with this unique 3d virtual reamount simulator. you strap on a pair of goggles and off you drive encountering near misses with bicyclists, pedestrians, and close calls with other drivers. ian testing it has gist started driving -- has just started driving. >> i think it's good to have firsthand experience to show us the dangers.
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message, it can wait. >> we've heard too many stories of people being injured or dying as a result of just, you know, three words in a text, which could have waited. we're out here today to educate as many people as we can. >> reporter: at&t has partnered with the nypd and d.o.t. bringing the simulator and jarring virtual experience to the flatiron plaza for everyone to try. >> to get them in a place like this behind the same later, which feels like something they would do anyway almost like a the dangers. >> it helps you many communicate with teenagers. >> reporter: here in the city, the department of transportation is a valued partner in the program. >> even if you are driving casually, you take your experience behind the wheel seriously. we need people alert. >> reporter: i had to share the experience. you are immediately drawn in to the 3d video. every time you hear a new
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road. then answering a text? >> rom on! >> watch where you are going. >> he never saw the bicyclists. the most jarring comes at the end unexpectedly. only need to experience it once. >> it's amazing. >> it comes out of nowhere. >> it's something you shouldn't do. don't text and drive. >> reporter: tim fleischer, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> we're so attached to our phones, sometimes it's hard to put it down in the card. all of the stories out there like that and how many accidents, you still see it. >> everybody says it's not going to happen to me. i'll do it really quick and i'll put it down. >> if it's that urgent, pull over for a minute, take care of it, and go back on the road. >> save a life and your own. >> amen. amy, what kind of cats have you talking about? >> a big fat cat to start off the super cat saturday. super in size, i will say.
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right? or is it just the fur. big boned, fur, fuzz? i don't know. luna, good morning to you. we start off with a text sent in by eddie. we have these twins. shannon via twitter this morning, real cuddly cats. this is a family show. we love to see your pet pics. look at the size of that tail. we'd love to see you. tomorrow we'll do the dogs hashtag them supe cat
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it is now 7:57. our top stories. new investigation into the death of a little girl in queens. the 9-year-old was found dead inside of the bathroom of their home. >> marcus solis joining us live from richmond hills with details on the person police marcus? >> reporter: rob, through the overnight, both the child's father and stepmother here at the 102nd precinct. it is the stepmother who is the focus, the person of interest as this investigation continues. we have video here. this is the girl's father collapsing upon learning the news that his daughter was dead. he was at work at the time, returned home to the house in
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in a locked bathroom in a bathtub with no water in it. p cause of death is not -- the cause of death is not yet known. meantime, the parents are here at the 102nd precinct. the girl had just moved from india to live with her father a few months ago. as of now, no charges are filed in the case. live in richmond hills, marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> thank you so much. unimaginable. police drive-by shooting that left a 17-year-old dead and another hurt. this is wednesday night a late model lincoln town car drove down the street and fired shots into a crowd of people. 17-year-old dante garden was killed and a 71-year-old man remains in critical condition. preparing for a full scale emergency drill following critic imover the handling of the big scare at kennedy airport this weekend. that's all happening this
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elizabeth marine terminal. the three-hour drill will have two simulated explosions. several local and federal agencies will participate in the exercise. that was scary at jfk. to me that spoke to just how on edge people are with what's happening in the world the last few months. thankfully, nothing like that, just people cheering on the olympics. >> right, right, right. it shut down the airport for three hours. >> yeah. a lot of cancellations. better half of the weekend today? yes. we're starting right now with temperatures in the mid-70s. we're going for 87. showers for tomorrow, late storm, high of 84. steamy storm activity will lead to cooler temperatures for monday and tuesday. 79 on monday, 80 on tuesday. more coming up at 9:00. a quick two hours, my goodness. that'll do it for this edition of "eyewitness news" saturday morning. i'm toni yates. >> i'm rob nelson.
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good morning, america. newover night, lochte's apology. the swimmer says he's sorry for his behavior after a night of partying in rio. meanwhile, one of his teammates is pointing fingers. what he says really happened the night they were detained by armed security guards. campaign shake-up. paul manafort leaving team trump as the candidate tries to reshape his image visiting flood-ravaged louisiana. >> you'll be fine. >> plus, trump's new message to african-american voters. >> what the hell do you have to lose? a new zika warning this morning. the environment reaching one of the most popular vacation beaches in america. five new transmissions linked to the miami beach area. >> we're going to do everything

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